চীনের সারস-জাতীয় ভাইরাসের প্রকোপ থাইল্যান্ডে পৌঁছে যাওয়ার সাথে সাথে ইন্দোনেশিয়া পর্যটকদের স্ক্রিন করছে – জাকার্তা পোস্ট


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In a place as public as an airport, viruses inevitably lurk in every corner. Ports and airports in Indonesia have put up thermal scanners to monitor people entering the country following the ministry’s recommendation issued on Jan. 5, as a mysterious SARS-like virus first identified in China has been observed in neighboring Thailand, marking the first outbreak recorded outside the originating country’s borders.(Shutterstock/File)

The government is ramping up efforts to prevent a mysterious SARS-like virus first identified in China from entering Indonesia as neighboring Thailand marked the first outbreak recorded outside the originating country’s borders. Thailand officials confirmed that a Chinese traveler in the country had been diagnosed with mild pneumonia on Jan. 8, which was later found to have been caused by the same novel coronavirus first identified in a pneumonia patient in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019, AFP reported. The new coronavirus, which belongs to a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to the deadly SARS disease, has infected 41 people and killed one in China, AFP reported, adding that Wuhan’s authorities had identified a seafood market in the city as the center of the outbreak before closing it on Jan. 1. The virus has not been previo…